Rough Sleeping

Met Police apologises after 'inhumane' destruction of homeless people's tents near Camden hospital
rough sleepers tents being destroyed Camden
Homelessness

Met Police apologises after 'inhumane' destruction of homeless people's tents near Camden hospital

The Tories vowed to end rough sleeping by 2024. They failed. So where are we now?
Rough sleeping in the Strand, London
Paula Barker

The Tories vowed to end rough sleeping by 2024. They failed. So where are we now?

Homelessness set to soar by a third in Scotland in two years – but it 'doesn't need to be this way'
man experiencing homelessness
Homelessness

Homelessness set to soar by a third in Scotland in two years – but it 'doesn't need to be this way'

Anger over plan to axe data on people who die while homeless: 'Now is not the time'
homeless deaths
homelessness

Anger over plan to axe data on people who die while homeless: 'Now is not the time'

Until we understand what stigma is, people like Suella Braverman will get away with it every time
Suella Braverman has sparked a furious backlash
Rough sleeping

Until we understand what stigma is, people like Suella Braverman will get away with it every time

Storm Pia: 'Danger to life' weather warning should put focus on rough sleepers and homeless people
A tent for a person rough sleeping and facing homelessness
Alicia Walker

Storm Pia: 'Danger to life' weather warning should put focus on rough sleepers and homeless people

Late Scottish artist's powerful sketches of homeless people discovered in attic after 30 years
Robert McKee homelessness art in Dundee
Art

Late Scottish artist's powerful sketches of homeless people discovered in attic after 30 years

Black people more likely to be arrested for being homeless, research finds: 'This shames our country'
the Vagrancy Act has criminalised people who are rough sleeping or begging for 200 years
Rough sleeping

Black people more likely to be arrested for being homeless, research finds: 'This shames our country'

Hundreds of thousands of people in England will spend this Christmas homeless: 'Out of control'
309,000 people are homeless in England say Shelter
Homelessness

Hundreds of thousands of people in England will spend this Christmas homeless: 'Out of control'

A McDonald's security guard soaking a homeless man's blanket exemplifies stigma rough sleepers face
Homeless man argues with security guard mopping floor outside McDonald's restaurant in London
Rough Sleeping

A McDonald's security guard soaking a homeless man's blanket exemplifies stigma rough sleepers face

What should you do if you see a homeless person?
homeless person experiencing homelessness
Advice

What should you do if you see a homeless person?

Big Issue vendor’s emotional story of homelessness has starring role in Christmas film
Big Issue vendor Alfie Brew
Our Vendors

Big Issue vendor’s emotional story of homelessness has starring role in Christmas film

One in four who go to councils for help with homelessness will be 'turned away' this Christmas
rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

One in four who go to councils for help with homelessness will be 'turned away' this Christmas

Vagrancy Act 2.0? The Criminal Justice Bill must not be allowed to make rough sleeping illegal
Layla Moran on Criminal Justice Bill, Vagrancy Act and rough sleeping
Layla Moran

Vagrancy Act 2.0? The Criminal Justice Bill must not be allowed to make rough sleeping illegal

'Hostile architecture' appears outside hospital where rough sleepers' tents were destroyed
Rough sleepers' tents were removed and destroyed in Camden
Homelessness

'Hostile architecture' appears outside hospital where rough sleepers' tents were destroyed

'People's tents are being taken away': Charities condemn new powers to criminalise 'nuisance rough sleeping'
rough sleepers risk being criminalised by the Vagrancy Act
Rough sleeping

'People's tents are being taken away': Charities condemn new powers to criminalise 'nuisance rough sleeping'

Number of Welsh prisoners sleeping rough on release has trebled in one year
prisoners sleeping rough
Rough sleeping

Number of Welsh prisoners sleeping rough on release has trebled in one year

Rough sleepers left 'scared and disgusted' after homeless tents destroyed near London hospital
rough sleepers tents being destroyed Camden
Rough sleeping

Rough sleepers left 'scared and disgusted' after homeless tents destroyed near London hospital

There is always a choice between wedge politics and human decency. There is always another way
Paul McNamee

There is always a choice between wedge politics and human decency. There is always another way

Rough sleepers have tents destroyed just days after Suella Braverman crackdown: 'This is disgusting'
rough sleepers tents being destroyed Camden
Rough sleeping

Rough sleepers have tents destroyed just days after Suella Braverman crackdown: 'This is disgusting'